Huge 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska two months after 8.2 monster quake shook city
A HUGE 6.9 magnitude earthquake has hit Alaska two months after a monster 8.2 monster quake shook the peninsula.
The US Geological Survey said the quake hit 71 miles east of Chignik city, at a depth of 44 miles.
According to the body's preliminary findings, it took place around 9.10 UTC.
So far, no tsunami warning has been issued.
There have been no immediate reports of any injuries or damages from the earthquake, according to Reuters.
In July, an 8.2 magnitude tremor was recorded around 495 miles southwest of the state's largest city Anchorage.
The quake, which was thought to be around 35km in depth, hit 91km southeast of the town of Perryville.
Officials said it was the strongest to hit the area since 1964.
The latest quake comes a day after another with a magnitude 6.2 struck south of Hawaii on Sunday.
No tsunami warning was issued and there were no reports of damages.
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